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Holler if you hear me : searching for Tupac Shakur / Michael Eric Dyson

Title:
Holler if you hear me : searching for Tupac Shakur / Michael Eric Dyson
Additional Titles:
Searching for Tupac Shakur
Author:
Format:
Book
Physical Details:
292 p. : ill., ports. ; 22 cm
Contents:
Preface. "I always wanted to make a book out of my life" : in search of Tupac -- Childhood chains, adolescent aspirations. "Dear mama" : motherhood and a hood's mother ; "The son of a panther" : a postrevolutionary childhood ; "No Malcolm X in my history text" : school, learning, and Tupac's books -- Portraits of an artist. "Give me a paper and a pen" : Tupac's place in hip-hop ; "For all the real niggas out there" : authenticity blues -- Bodies and belief. "Do we hate our women?" : female per versions ; "But do the Lord care?" : God, suffering, compassion, and death in the ghetto ; "I got your name tatted on my arm" : reading the black body -- Epilogue. "How long will they mourn me?" : posthumous presences of a ghetto saint
Subjects:
Shakur, Tupac, 1971-1996
Rap musicians--United States--Biography
Genre/Form:
Biography
Publisher:
New York : Basic Civitas Books, c2001
Call Number:
ML420.S535 D97 2001
ISBN:
046501755